Minnesota's Grand Canyon Of The North Looks Even More Spectacular In the Winter
By Betsy Rathburn|Published February 23, 2020
Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 20 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at email@example.com or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.
Minnesota isn’t exactly known for its rock formations. There are no towering peaks, mysterious buttes, or mile-deep caves here. But there are still physical features that, while they aren’t quite as majestic as those out west, still inspire awe. One is an enormous mine known by some as the Grand Canyon of the North. Hull-Rust-Mahoning Mine is a spectacular sight every season of the year – even in winter when its red rocks and dirt are covered by a blanket of white. Here’s what you can expect when you visit:
Have you ever visited Hull-Rust-Mahoning Mine? What did you think of Minnesota’s Grand Canyon of the North? Let us know in the comments below! And if you’re more interested in natural rock formations, check out our article about some of the oldest rocks in the world, found right here in Minnesota.
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